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Kenwood TT 990 2 slice brushed steel Toaster

Start tosting the handile is not stay down

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SOURCE: Toastess -TT 215P 2 slice toaster

just check the clip that locks the toaster.if not repairable manually you have to replace it

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a 4 slice

The toast carriage is held down by an electro-magnet, not by any type of physical clasp or hook.

So the most frequent problem with elector-magnet is due to the heat some wire or springs become loose so the electro-magnet is not working properly so it does not stay down.

Another reason that electro-magnet not work properly is due to bread remaining does not leave the lector-magnet contacts to contact. You should clean between where the metal of the Electrical contact meet each other.

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

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SOURCE: 4 slice toaster when pressed

Try cleaning the bread crumbs out of it. If you get enough piled up under the latch mechanism, you can't push it down far enough to engage it.

You may be able to do an adequate job by opening the bottom cover - most toasters are made so it's easily removed for this very purpose. If not, you'll need to pull off the knobs and remove screws so you can take off the top cover. Be careful not to touch the heater wires with any tools - after they've been used a while they become rather brittle and break easily, and even a scratch can cause them to erode and fail. I assume you know to unplug the toaster before working on it.

Posted on Jan 06, 2011

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SOURCE: toaster latch does not stay

for Cuisinart cpt160: If the latch will not stay down it is because the electromagnet at the base of the toaster, which is supposed to activate when you push the handle down, is burnt out. I pulled my toaster apart and did a test of that mechanism and found that the solenoid was fried (open circuit). There are no replacement parts.

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